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American English: /ɡrin/
British English: /ɡriːn/

Translation of green in Spanish:

adjective greener, greenest

  • 2 2.1 (unripe)
    2.2 (not cured or dried)
    green bacon (British)
    tocino (masculine) sin ahumar
    bacon (masculine) sin ahumar (Spain)
    panceta (feminine) sin ahumar (Río de la Plata)
  • 3 [colloquial] (predicative) 3.1 (inexperienced)
    verde [colloquial]
    he's still green, but he'll learn
    todavía está verde pero ya aprenderá [colloquial]
    3.2 (naive)


  • 1 uncountable (color) the lights were at green
    el semáforo estaba (en) verde
    there are large areas of green in the city
    en la ciudad hay amplias zonas verdes
    Example sentences
    • Route 2 buses branded in green will operate on a loop connecting Victoria, Oxford Road and Deansgate rail stations.
    • The colour green is supposed to be the most relaxing on the eye and nerves.
    • This year, though, expect to see red mixed with colours other than traditional green.
  • 2 countable 2.1 (in village, town)
    prado (masculine) comunal
    Example sentences
    • I am told the garden of my house used to be part of the village green.
    • High Ellington is a pleasant little village with a green.
    • The arts and crafts exhibition was held in the village hall, while refreshments were served in a marquee on the village green.
    also: putting green
  • 3
    also: greens plural
    verdura (feminine) (de hoja verde)
    eat your greens
    cómete la verdura
    Example sentences
    • First, there's salad of mixed greens, tomatoes, cabbage, carrot and cauliflower in a creamy but pungent dressing.
    • Apparently one in five of our supposedly health obsessed, eco friendly and vegetarian teenagers eat no greens at all.
    • Most of the herbs and salad greens are grown in the hotel garden, and there is always at least one vegetarian option available.
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